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Retrive column of type 'image'

Srinivasa Raghavan
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I have a column in MS SQL - Server database with data type 'image', but it has a chunk of text stored in a binary format. Can any one throw light on retrieving the values of this column.


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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Srinivasa,
You can use rs.getBlob() or rs.getBinaryStream() to get the result. One or two databases call their binary data column "image" even though it is misleading.


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